volume 29, issue 6, P879-880 2015
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1054353
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Abhishek A. Rathi, T. R. Nagendra, R. Chandrasekhar Naidu, Ananta Ram Gudipati

Abstract: Lipomyelocele is the most common occult spinal dysraphism. However, it can rarely be associated with aberrant tissues such as bone--making it one of the rarest of spinal dysraphism type, called as "osseous dysraphic hamartoma." The authors report such a rare case of lipomyelocele with osseous dysraphic hamartoma. CT and MRI play a complimentary role in accurate diagnosis of this rare dysraphism. Detection of aberrant bone helps plan the surgery.